|"All About Eve" and her sisters|
Al Auster hosts a discussion of recent Hollywood films about women, namely An Unmarried Woman, Julia, and The Turning Point. Panelists include Elizabeth Hess, cultural editor of Seven Days and HERESIES; Marjorie Rosen, film critic for Ms. magazine and author of Popcorn Venus: Women, Movies and the American Dream; and Jan Rosenberg, professor of Women's Studies at Empire State College - Old Westbury and co-organizer of the second Women's International Film Festival...
|2001 - Arthur C. Clarke interviewed - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke discusses his work on the film "2001: A Space Odyssey" in an interview with Paul Anderson. San Francisco, 1968. BB2020 Pacifica Radio Archives.
Keywords: film; interview; clarke; anderson; pacifica; hollywood; scifi; dullea; odyssey
|A Capitalist critique of the Vietnam War / Robert Hinton|
Robert Hinton hosts this episode which features testimony given before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the effects of the war in Vietnam on the American economy on Thursday, April 16th, 1970. The testimony featured was given on the second day of the hearings by Eliot Janeway, economist and business consultant, and Gordon Sherman, President of Midas International. The Senate Committee Chairman was J...
|A chance session (Episode 21 of 29)|
The Word Players read random selections from books and bits and pieces about chance, prophecy and revelation, a reading from the I Ching, and silence, confront a 1200-foot tape of numbers (1-62) which is stopped and started by direction, but no one knows which number will come up next. The number on the tape determines who reads and what the material will be. The players decide how to do the readings...
Keywords: Agress; John; Mysticism; Philosophy and religion; Radio and theater
|A child went forth (Episode 19 of 29)|
A performance for radio of a long dialogue between youth and age, set forth in a contemporary mode. Written and directed by David Sawn, with Bruce Harlow as the Old Man and Bob Darchi as the Young Boy, this is from the original production as seen at Off-Broadway's Dramarena Studio Theatre, produced by Pauline Braun. Technical production by Barry Singer. This recording was formerly cataloged as BB3818.30.
Keywords: Radio plays
|A conversation with Claes Oldenburg about the giant writhing icebag / interviewed by Clare Loeb|
Clare Loeb interviews Claes Oldenburg in Maurice Tuchman's office at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art prior to the opening of the "Art and Technology" show on April 26, 1971. Oldenburg talks about the genesis and creation of his giant writhing icebag sculptures, one of which was exhibited in the show. He talks about the humor in his work, Marcel Duchamp, the sexuality and "Oriental" nature of his sculptures and the link between factory production and technologies of war.
|A conversation with music / JoAnn Falletta (part 1 of 2)|
KPFK's Jude McGee presents a two-hour special for International Women's Day on women composers in classical music with in-studio guest JoAnn Falletta, conductor of the Women's Philharmonic. Falletta talks about the great women composers from the baroque period through to contemporary times and her work with the National Women Composers Resource Center. The Women's Philharmonic plays Ellen Zwilich's "Concerto grosso 1985", Marianna Martines' "Sinfonia in C", Camilla de Rossi's "Il sacrificio del ...
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|A conversation with music / JoAnn Falletta (part 2 of 2)|
Second part of Jude McGee's special presentation for International Women's Day about women composers, with in-studio guest JoAnn Falletta, conductor of the Women's Philharmonic. Falletta talks about audience responses to the music performed by the Women's Philharmonic and how women are usually overlooked in the history of classical music. The Women's Philharmonic performs Gwyneth Walker's "Open the Door", Chen Yi's "Duo Ye", Maddalena Laura Lombardini Sirmen's "Violin concerto no...
|A conversation with Rudi Gernreich|
KPFK's Claire Loeb interviews Rudi Gernreich, the terror of the fashion world. He explains why his models carry guns, expresses his sympathy with embattled women, proclaims the end of fashion, and elaborates his views on unisex. He also castigates the coercive practices of the fashion industry, particularly the Press and Women's Wear Daily. Recorded January 18, 1971The recording begins with the song "I've Got Five Dollars" and ends with "Island in the West Indies" both sung by Bobby Short.
|A Day In the Park -1968 Festival of Life - Pacifica Radio Archives|
A Day in the Park - 1968 Festival of Life. Narrated by William Malloch. Recorded: Lincoln Park in Chicago, Ill., 27 Aug. 1968. Description: Sound actuality recorded at the Festival of Life held in Chicago, Ill. which led to the infamous Trial of the Chicago Seven; includes music and confrontation with police. (80 min.) BB4160 a & b - 2 recordings. Pacifica Radio Archives.
Keywords: festival; life; chicago; seven; seale; hayden; rubin; hoffman; pacifica
|A diary in topaz (Episode 25 of 29)|
The Word Players perform this play for radio written especially for the Word Players by American playwright Kenneth Lillquist. The story is a love affair, told with voices of Light and Darkness. Cast includes Gil Jardine, Sherry Pockell, and Edgar Walker as the Voices of Light; and David Haight and Ann Rivers as the Voices of Darkness. Directed by Baird Searles, technical production by Barry Singer...
Keywords: Searles; Baird; Lillquist; Kenneth; Radio plays
|A groovy rebellion - [KPFA]|
Description: A conversation with members and organizers of The Mission Rebels, Inc., a neighborhood club formed in the Mission district of San Francisco. The Rebels, who were based on Shotwell Street, led direct organizing efforts for rent control in the Mission and decried US military intervention in Vietnam. Speakers are the Reverend Jesse James and Ray Towbis, who helped establish the Rebels; Olga Weir, secretary for the Mission Rebels; and Luis Marcial, youth member...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Community organization; Public welfare; Silbowitz, Al; James, Jesse; Weir, Olga; Marcial, Luis; Towbis, Ray
|A Higher Standard with Sy Hersh - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Seymour Hersh, the Pulitzer Prize winning journalist who broke the My Lai Massacre story, speaks about the importance of moral force in fostering change, citing the anti-Vietnam War protest movement as evidence. He warns of the role of contemporary press as a propaganda tool. KZ1932 Pacifica Radio Archives.
Keywords: hersh; mylai; vietnam; military; propaganda; pacifica
|A Major Address by Robert F Kennedy - Pacifica Radio Archives|
A Major address by Robert F. Kennedy. When & Where: Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1968. Recorded: Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles (Calif.), 19 Apr. 1968. Description: Speech by the presidential candidate. (44 min.) BB4503 Pacifica Radio Archives
Keywords: kennedy; biltmore; pacifica; president; campaign; assassination
|A man is many voices (Episode 7 of 29)|
This adaptation of Richard Hoag's off-Broadway play deals with a man's confrontation with his own homosexuality in an unusual and stylized fashion. Starring Chuck Ports as the man, with supporting parts played by David Clemens, Sheila Cohen, Raymond Cole, Thomas Crawley, Fred Dykeman, Richard Hoag, Stephanie Moss, JoAnn Schuman, Michael Talcott, and Juliette Whitman. Written and directed by Richard Hoag...
Keywords: Radio adaptations; HOMOSEXUALITY; Hoag; Richard
|A new look at abortion / W.J. Bryan Henrie.|
Dr. William Jennings Bryan Henrie (1896-1972), a country doctor turned abortion rights activist after being convicted in 1962 for performing abortions, speaks at the Conference on Abortion and Human Rights on January 9, 1966 in San Francisco under the auspices of the Society for Humane Abortion. Henrie calls for a more liberal view toward abortions, declaring that eventually "all will realize that abortions are necessary and grant its freedom."
|A Night in Chicago - 27 Aug 1968 - Pacifica Radio Archives|
A NIGHT IN CHICAGO / reported by Dale Minor, Phil Watson and Bob Fass. Produced by Elsa Knight Thompson. Documentary report on the demonstrations at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Includes ctuality of Bobby Seale, Black Panther Party co-founder outside the Convention Center at a Black Panther rally; Dick Gregory at President Lyndon Johnson's "birthday" party; and reports from Allen Ginsberg and Studs Terkel about police brutality at a religious prayer vigil...
Keywords: chicago; panther; johnson; ginsberg; terkel; seale; pacifica; thompson; gregory
|A Passel of Pomp & A Circus of Circumstance - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Award-winning journalist, best-selling author and host of Democracy Now!, Amy Goodman narrates this documentary, which spans more than 65 years of convention coverage and chronicles milestones in American political history. From the formal speeches of Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1936, to the battles inside and outside the Chicago 1968 convention and the radical sounds of Rage Against the Machine in the streets of Los Angeles in 2000, the documentary showcases the Pacifica Network's progressive repo...
Keywords: democratic national convention; republican national convention
|A Passel of Pomp & A Circus of Circumstance DVD - Pacifica Radio Archives / Democracy Now!|
Archive Number: PZ0591DVD Award-winning journalist, best-selling author and host of Democracy Now!, Amy Goodman narrates this visual documentary, which spans more than 65 years of convention coverage and chronicles milestones in American political history. From the formal speeches of Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1936, to the battles inside and outside the Chicago 1968 convention and the radical sounds of Rage Against the Machine in the streets of Los Angeles in 2000, the documentary showcases the Pa...
Keywords: democratic convention; republican convention; political history
|A possible hell on Staten Island / Liquid natural gas (LNG) storage tanks are dangerous.|
Three Staten Island residents, Frank Pacifico, Bernard Dacue, John Quinn and a reporter for the Staten Island Register, Joe Quelin, discuss with Nick Egleson their opposition to a tank farm for LNG - Liquid Natural Gas - near their homes. The dangers are unquenchable fires and explosions, and the benefits seem to be only in the form of profits for the four international corporations involved in the operation...
|A Speech by Edward M. Kennedy 1968 - Pacifica Radio Archives|
A Speech by Edward M. Kennedy. When & Where: Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1968. Recorded: in Wooster, Massachusetts. Political speech. (20 min.) BB4763 Pacifica Radio Archives.
Keywords: kennedy; wooster; speech; pacifica
|A statement from Huey P. Newton|
Black Panther Party co-founder Huey P. Newton speaks about his political activities and events surrounding his trial from jail in San Luis Obispo, CA. Newton asks for immunity from the United Nations for Eldridge Cleaver and the release of all Panthers currently serving prison sentences. Restricted distribution rights.
Keywords: BLACK PANTHER PARTY; Newton, Huey P; Prisoners -- Personal narratives; Statement from Huey P. Newton. **A; HUEY NEWTON; BLACK PANTHERS; TRIALS; AFRICAN AMERICANS; POLITICAL PARTIES
|A talk with Bobby Seale|
Black Panther Party Chairman Bobby Seale is interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson in the San Francisco County Jail two days after his return to the Bay Area from the Chicago Conspiracy Trial. Seale talks about first meeting Huey P. Newton, his origins as a revolutionary and the difference between self-defense and terrorism.
|A Tribute to Ernesto Che Guevara - New York City- 3 Nov 1967 - Pacifica Radio Archives|
A TRIBUTE TO ERNESTO CHE GUEVARA. - Pedro Juan Rua, Edward Boorstein, Derrick Morrison, Julius Lester and Ralph Schoenman speak on the life and goals of the Latin American revolutionary. Recorded: in New York City, 3 Nov. 1967. BROADCAST: KPFK. 13 May 1972. (61 min.)BB3134 Pacifica Radio Archives
Keywords: guevara; rua; boorstein; lester; schoenman; revolution; pacifica
|A visit with Huey Newton at Vacaville Prison Facility|
Black Panther Party co-founder and leader Huey P. Newton discusses his imprisonment at Vacaville Medical Facility in Vacaville, CA with Denny Smithson of KPFA's Public Affairs Department; Karen Wald, reporter for the Guardian; and Joe Blum, editor of The Movement. Newton talks about the way he's been portrayed in the media and physical and social conditions at Vacaville.
|A woman's work : Linda Newland on sailing|
On Monday May 24th, C.J. Thompson interviews Linda Newland on sailing. She speaks of the role of women in sailing and how she gradually learned the different job tasks on the boat. She has sailed the Pacific coast, competed in several races to Hawaii, and sailed single handed in a race to Japan.
|Abraham Lincoln Brigade reunion / William Sennett interviewed by Dorothy Healey|
Rebroadcast of Dorothy Healey's Marxist commentary, an interview with William Sennett (b. 1941), a veteran of the Spanish Civil War and activist, about his observations of political conditions and communism in Italy shortly after his visit for the Abraham Lincoln Brigade reunion.
|Acid and sociology (part 1 of 2)|
WBAI's Bob Fried leads a panel discussion on how psychedelics, hallucinogenics and other related drugs are treated in contemporary society and on society's view of the use and abuse of said drugs. Panelists are Dr. Donald B. Luria, from the New York County Medical Society Subcommittee on Narcotics; Dr. Ralph Metzner, editor of the Psychedelic Review; and poet Allen Ginsberg. Dr. Luria talks about the rise of opiate addiction in the United States...
|Across the western ocean (Episode 26 of 33, Part 1 of 2)|
British traditional singers John Roberts and Tony Barrand, along with Jeff Warner, Susan Warner and Davey Jones, sing sea shanties and tell stories of the Atlantic sailing packets of the late nineteenth century at WBAI's Free Music Store in Prospect Park, Brooklyn. WBAI's Barbara Oka introduces the program. Part 1 of this recording features the group performing Across the western ocean, New York girls, Eliza Lee, The Black ball line, The crayfish, The dreadnaught, The lowlands low, The flying cl...
Keywords: Folklore; Sea songs
|Across the western ocean (Episode 26 of 33, Part 2 of 2)|
British traditional singers John Roberts and Tony Barrand, along with Jeff Warner, Susan Warner and Davey Jones, sing sea shanties and tell stories of the Atlantic sailing packets of the late nineteenth century at WBAI's Free Music Store in Prospect Park, Brooklyn. WBAI's Barbara Oka introduces Robert Makla from Friends of Prospect Park, who describes some points of interest in Prospect Park to the audience...
Keywords: Folklore; Sea songs
|Actors' Equity Association awards Ed Asner the 1982 Paul Robeson Award|
The recording is an excerpt from the 1982 Equity Award Dinner with Ed Asner receiving that 1982 Paul Robeson Award. Fred O' Neal, president of the Actor's Equity Association, introduces the Paul Robeson Award. Nancy Marchand makes the presentation of the award. Asner's speech acknowledges the great talent of Robeson, mentions those who helped, and contributions. Very graciously, he mentions his agent, Jack Fields, who was in Hollywood during the blacklist and how he put people to work.
|Actuality of a rally held at Amsterdam Avenue and 116th Street.COLUMBIA RALLY - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Columbia rally / Mark Rudd, Marty Kanter, and Ted Gold. Recorded in New York City, 23 May 1968. Description: Actuality of a rally held at Amsterdam Avenue and 116th Street.|COLUMBIA RALLY / Mark Rudd, Marty Kanter, and Ted Gold. - We hear excerpts from the rally which was held Wednesday evening, May 23, 1968, at Amsterdam Avenue and 116th Street. The speakers are Mark Rudd, Chairman of Columbia SDS| Marty Kanter, a student at Columbia| and Ted Gold, of SDS and the original "I.D.A.G."...
Keywords: columbia; university; student revolt; kanter; pacifica; wbai
|Agents go public|
Recording contains interviews and speeches regarding CIA misconduct and former CIA agents speaking out against the organizations' activities. Pt.1. Tim McGovern interview of former CIA agent Philip Agee about his book and experiences in Latin America (from TSR 8/17/75). Includes a report on the Rockefeller Commission --Pt.2. Dave Boxall reads an excerpt from the Rockefeller Commission report to the President on the CIA's activities within the U.S...
|AIDS in science and medicine (Episode 3 of 4)|
David Rothenberg interviews Dr. Tom Hannan and Dr. Michael Evans of the Community Research Initiative. The two doctors explain how members of the AIDS activist community are conducting their own medical research and organizing their own clinical drug trials.
|AIDS, homophobia and the media (Episode 2 of 4)|
Vito Russo, author of The Celluloid Closet, in discussion with journalist Marcia Pally and Jim Fouratt from ACT/UP NY. The guests talk about the media's disproportionate focus on heterosexuals in the AIDS crisis and how the most prominent voices, like Cardinal O'Connor, are fighting against teaching safe sex. Russo talks about the assignation of blame between the "innocent" (i.e. children born with HIV or people who acquire it accidentally through transfusion) and the "guilty" in AIDS discourse...
|AIDS: paths to self-empowerment and living special (part 1)|
Bob Lederer reports on an ACT/UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) protest at a "Quack-Busters" conference in Kansas City, Missouri. The protest intended to counter the widespread suppression of homeopathic and alternative treatments by the Food and Drug Administration. Carola Burroughs, a member of ACT/UP NY, speaks on the history of this suppression and the rise of the American Medical Association...
|Air Force Sgt. Leonard Matlovic : the development of a gay consciousness / interviewed by Ronald Gold.|
"Technical Sgt. Leonard Matlovich interviewed by Ronald Gold on ""Gay Alternatives"". Matlovic formally declared his homosexuality to his commanding officer on March 7, 1975 with the intent to fight the customary discharge that usually attends such a declaration. In spite of an excellent military record, he was declared unfit to serve by a military panel and was handed a dishonorable discharge six months after his declaration...
Keywords: United States -- Armed forces; Matlovic, Leonard; Gold, Ronald; Gay soldiers
|Alice Walker interviewed by Kris Welch and Philip Maldari|
Alice Walker, an African-American author, poet, and activist, is interviewed by Kris Welch. Walker talks about her non-fiction book and documentary, "Warrior Marks : Female Genital Mutilation and the Sexual Blinding of Women" which was co-written by Pratibha Parmar. She speaks of the origin and process of female mutilation and circumcision.
|All Stravinsky concert (Episode 5 of 33)|
The first part of an evening devoted to performance of works by Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971) held at WBAI's Free Music Store on December 18, 1971 (cf. PRA# BC0709.06 for part two). WBAI'S Barbara Oka opens the evening and introduces Eric Salzman, who delivers some historical background about Stravinsky. The ensemble includes Henry Schuman, conductor; Margaret Schecter, flute; Saul Gallo, clarinet; Charles Nussbaum, bassoon; Lauren Goldstein, bassoon; James Stubbs, trumpet; Tom Lisenbee, trumpet; ...
Keywords: Music--20th century; Stravinsky; Igor; 1882-1971
|America as advertised / produced by Dennis Levitt and R.H. Lowe.|
The two hour chronology of highlights of phase 1 of the Senate Watergate hearings from May 17, 1973 to August 7, 1973. The program also includes Watergate news that took place outside of the hearing room. It is a comprehensive look at the way Watergate unfolded through radio and television in almost every household in not only America, but other countries as well.
|Amiri Baraka: poems recorded at UCLA|
Poet Amiri Baraka reads several poems at UCLA: "Raising the Roof", "Wailers", "Linguistics", "Reflections", "Sounding". Recording cuts off mid-poem. Contains sensitive language.
|An evening of country fiddling (Episode 14 of 33, Part 1 of 2)|
An evening of country fiddling and grassroots music at WBAI's Free Music Store, broadcast live on March 11, 1972. Produced and emceed by Tom Whitmore and recorded in stereo by WBAI's Music Department. WBAI's Barbara Oka introduces the evening. The Apple Country String Band (Mark Rickart, Kenny Kosek, Roger Mason, Dave Snell, Bud Morrisroe, Phil Rosenthal) perform Love and wealth by Flatt & Scruggs, Fox on the run by Manfred Mann, I'm going back to Birmingham by Flatt & Scruggs, and Black mountai...
Keywords: Country music; Fiddling; Kosek; Kenny
|An evening of country fiddling (Episode 14 of 33, Part 2 of 2)|
An evening of country fiddling at WBAI's Free Music Store, broadcast live on March 11, 1972. Part 2 of this recording features Bill Garbus and Allan Block performing an Irish fiddle tune, Corn rigs, and Hard to love (with Kenny Kosek, banjo). Benjamin Franklin "Tex" Logan, Jr. and the Apple Country String Band perform Katy Hill, Rabbit where's your mammy, Fire on the mountain, Cotton-eyed Joe. Intermission...
Keywords: Country music; Fiddling
|An informal discussion on radical Bay Area politics - Hayden, Tom; Brown, Rick; Gilbert, Bruce|
Description: Tom Hayden (1939-), author, lecturer, and a founder of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), leads a discussion of New Left politics; topics include the Black Panthers, the rent strike movement, and People's Park. The talk was arranged by the Sociology Liberation Movement of the American Sociological Assocation (ASA), and was held on September 2, 1969 at the ASA Convention in the San Francisco Hilton Hotel...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Hayden, Tom; Brown, Rick; Gilbert, Bruce; New Left; Political participation--California
|An interview and reading with novelist Toni Morrison|
Toni Morrison is an African-American novelist who won the Nobel Peace Prize for Literature in 1993 and the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction for her book Beloved" in 1988. Other of her works include "The Bluest Eye," "Sula," and "Song of Solomon." Contains sensitive language.
|An interview with Harvey Milk / interviewed by Greg Gordon.|
"Harvey Milk sits down with Greg Gordon of IMRU (a weekly one-hour radio show made by a group of volunteers focusing on issues affecting the LGBT community in Southern California). Milk discusses being sworn in as a ""candidate who is gay, not a gay candidate"". Discussing the statewide primary for attorney general, the city supervisor addresses the need for politicians to get involved in minority issues...
Keywords: Gordon, Greg; Gays -- California -- Political activity; Gay politicians -- California -- Personal narratives; Gays -- San Francisco (Calif.) -- Political activity
|An interview with Huey Newton|
Huey Newton, interviewed by Alex Hoffman, KPFA reporter. Newton, co-founder of the Black Panther Party, discusses his imprisonment, the impending trial, and the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy. Newton notes that most of the black inmates in jail with him have become Black Panthers since his incarceration. Interview was at the Alameda County Jail, June 7, 1968. [Newton was convicted of manslaughter, not murder...
|An Interview with Judy Collins / interviewed by Barbara Cady.|
Singer-songwriter Judy Collins discusses her music, her politics and her career with KPFK's Barbara Cady. She talks about her artistic process, her prison reform activism, the emergence of women's music, and firing her manager. She also talks about music venues ripping off audiences with expensive ticket prices.
|An Introduction to Peking opera / produced by Han Kuo-Huang.|
This introduction to Peking opera describes the history of the opera, its instrumentation and orchestration, its costuming and facial paintings, the types of characters, the styles of recitation, the solo singing, and the differences in the types of Peking opera. Han Kuo-Huang, a professor of music history and ethnomusicology at Northern Illinois University, also describes the changes that are happening now to opera in China...
|An introduction to the enemy / Jane Fonda|
Jane Fonda of the Indochina Peace Campaign talks with Paul McIsaac about Haskell Wexler's Introduction to the Enemy, a film she co-produced with Tom Hayden about North Vietnam. Fonda discusses why she set out to make the film and the film's "gentle" approach to the issues it portrays. Fonda talks about the ramifications of the implementation of the Paris Peace Accords for both North and South Vietnam...